Local

September 7, 2013

Juveniles are now being locked up less

The national rate of juvenile confinement fell by about half from 1997 to 2011, according to a new study by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Juvenile justice authorities across the country are learning a lesson that took hold in Jackson County years ago. County officials have found they can keep the community safer, save money and provide better service to many troubled kids.

Related content

Comments

Editor's Choice Videos